In the new book How Humans Learn: The Science and Stories of Effective College Teaching, Josh Eyler, director of Rice University’s Center for Teaching Excellence, starts from the premise that we […]
The recent article by Torgny Roxå, Associate Professor of Engineering Education at Lund University in Sweden, titled “Making Use of Educational Research in Higher Education,” speaks so directly to the purpose of […]
We could learn so much about teaching if we could observe the best teachers actually teach. When scholars write about good teaching, we get glimpses, descriptions, principles, lots of principles. […]
In To Know as We Are Known: Education as a Spiritual Journey, Parker Palmer proposes a relational epistemology and a contemplative pedagogy. He advocates ways of teaching marked by community, silence, solitude, dialogue, listening, humility, affect, hospitality, the slow practice of contemplative reading (lectio divina), and love.
I am officially beginning to write a book on teaching literature—a book simmering inside me for many years now. My working title is The Tree of Reading: How and Why […]
In the video bellow, Janelle Adsit and I discuss her new book Toward an Inclusive Creative Writing: Threshold Concepts to Guide the Literary Writing Curriculum (Bloomsbury, 2017). An absolutely stellar work […]
Just why this book—Patrick Sullivan’s too plainly titled A New Writing Classroom: Listening, Motivation, and Habits of Mind—reached me in just the way it did is a more involved story […]